SXU’s Brad Mello selected to participate in Dow Jones Multimedia Training Academy

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Communication Associate Professor and Chair Brad Mello, Ph.D., is schedule to participate in the eighth annual Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy this month at the University of Texas in El Paso.

The week-long multimedia-journalism academy has a proven track record of seven successful years helping journalism educators acquire new skills in digital storytelling that they can use to help prepare the next generation of Latino and African-American college journalists. The goal of this experience is to learn and practice news reporting using a variety of digital equipment, software programs and platforms. Participating instructors are expected to translate this learning into training for their students, making them more competitive in the media industry.